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Jul 11, 2011 6:00pm EDT
: speaking at the white house today the president pushed lawmakers to go for a big deal, $4 trillion in budget cuts over the next 10 years, but bristled over republicans refusele for tax hikes on the wealthy. >> we should have revenuethe best place to get those are from folks like me, who have been extraordinarily fortunate and millionaires and billionaires can afford to pay a little more. >> reporter: while gop leaders sought and received close to $2 trillion in budget cuts, so far they are holding the line allowing the government to raise more revenue through tax increases. >> the house cannot pass a bill that raises taxes on job creators. >> reporter: john boehner would need to get any deal passed by his republican majority and argues any new taxes on the rich would only hurt the economy in need of jobs. >> president continues to insist on raising taxes, and they are just not serious enough about fundamental entitlement reform to solve the problem for the near to intermediate future. >> one thing we do know there appears to be no short term solution to the problem unlike previous
FOX
Jul 29, 2011 6:00pm EDT
save hundreds! yeah, that'll certainly stick with me. we'll take it. go, big money! i mean, go. it's your break, honey. same coverage, more savings. now, that's progressive. call or click today. >> remember the ex-astronaut vanished from nasa after attacking a romantic rival? she was kicked out of the navy now. lisa novak will be forced to retire with an other than honorable disarm and after confronting the orlando airport in 2007 for discharge and could effect her veteran's benefits and the pay grade knocked down one rank. >> 40 years ago today, the astronauts apollo 15 were on the moon and they declared a successful mission. lots of good signs were accomplished and after coming back down to earth, nasa fired the apollo 15 crew for something they didn't face and now, all of these years later, one is finally talking about it. bob barnard has the story. >> reporter: at the smithsonian's national air and space museum today, al warden was signing copies of his new book, falling to earth. the story of apollo 15 and the scandal that ended the careers of three nasa astronauts. >> we had a
FOX
Jul 8, 2011 6:00pm EDT
look forward to, especially in the second half. we have a big weekend series. we won the series against the cubs here and look forward to winning the series against colorado and then getting to the break. >> the washington capitals continue to make moves. today the team traded eric to the winnipeg jets. and right wing danic, that's all for sports, we'll send it to wisdom. >> we will see you again tonight at 10:00 and 11:00. see you then. 
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm EDT
houston. and in the sixth inning, nats down 2-0. rizzo's big accession of the offseason, jayson werth with the man up and batting .214 and takes this out of the park. the first home run since june 16, we're tied at two and it stays that way until the bottom of the 11th. in trouble, the runners at the corners with jason michael and delivers a base hit to center and cash uintero -- quintero scores the game-winning run and that is two losses in a row to the worst team in baseball. buck show walter and the orioles hosting the red sox in a matinee series finale. top of the 3rd, no score and taking him to deep right field. that is a solo home run. ellisbury later added another, 15 on the year and opens a 29- game hitting streak against baltimore. the red sox shut out the orioles, 4-0. the mystics hosting the atlanta dream. atlanta is yet to play this year due to a foot injury. the second half, the former, melissa coleman, one of the five 3-pointers and had a career high 21 in the final millions. atlanta leads by 2. and lindsay harding, puts the tough jumper and goes. the mystics fall
FOX
Jul 22, 2011 6:00pm EDT
i think that we should have moved forward with a big deal. essentially we had offered speaker boehner was over a trillion dollars in cuts discretionary spending both domestic and defense. we then offered additional $650 billion in cuts to entitlement programs. medicare, medicaid, social security. we believe that it was possible to shape those in a way that preserved the integrity of the system. made them available for the next generation, and did not affect current beneficiaries in an adverse way. in addition what we thought was revenues that were actually less than what the gang of six signed off on. so you had a bipartisan group of senators, including republicans who are in leadership in the senate calling for what effectively was about $2 trillion above the republican baseline that they have been working off of. what we said was give us $1.2 trillion in additional revenues, which could be accomplished without hike tax rates, but could simply be accomplished by eliminating loopholes, eliminating some deductions, and engaging in a tax reform process that could have lowered ra
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
on one hand are demanding tax hikes on the wealthiest part of the deal and some republicans want big spending cuts. >> reporter: with 49 days left -- 14 days left until the $49.3 trillion ceiling deadline, the president urgeed both sides to work together and, so far, have been far a part. >> we can't let politics stand in the way of doing the right think this in washington. we can't stand in the way when it comes to doing the right thing on deficits. >> reporter: the focus on monday shifted to the capitol. the house republicans are introducing a deal tieing any debt ceiling agreement to a balanced budget amendment, have an if it reaches the president's debt, the white house is promising a veto. >> up fortunately, there is no chance of this getting through. >> reporter: des like maryland's chris van holland say the gop bill is a distraction and would drastically cut medicare while leaving tax cuts for the wealthy in place. >> and when people realize what they're doing, playing with the constitution in that way, they will see this is not about -- . >> this is a plan. >> reporter: repub
FOX
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
big story tonight. the case against rodger clemens and got underway this morning with opening statements in the district. the prosecution said they have evident, the scientific evidence the former yankee lied to congress. clemens' attorneys fired back claiming the main witness is a liar and paul wagner is here with more. >> reporter: prosecutor steven durham begin the governor's case and saying it was found on needles and cottonballs saved by clemens' former trainer brian mcnamie. needles and cottonballs that contain steroids. he didn't trust clemmens and that is why he saved them. the attorney of clemens said mcnamie manufactured the evidence and has been lying all along to save his own skin. in the opening statement to the jury, the prosecutor said the governor would call 45 witnesses, including the former yankee andy pettitte who will testify that rodger clippens told him on two occasions -- clemensel to him on two occasions he used human growth hormones. and he said the government will prove ashipment of hdh was sent to clemens' home in houston and they have the truth. on
FOX
Jul 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
not happen, raising big questions tonight whether the speaker of the house has the vote to get his debt ceiling bill through his own republican party. house speaker john boehner, it's been a test of how much he speaks for gop members. would he pass a plan or would tea party pressure throw it overboard? >> the bill is not perfect. nobody said it was perfect. nobody believes it is perfect but what this bill reflects is a sincere, honest effort to end this crisis. >> the speaker's plan cuts $917 billion in ten years. it would raise the debt ceiling for only six months. in the senate, leader harry reid is push is own plan and promises that the speaker's proposal will be defeated. >> he keeps killing the measures that we send only and threatening to dot same with the one we send over today. >> but democrats say that republicans cuts is too deep. >> this is not about reducing the debt. we can come to an agreement on that. but we cannot come to agreement on that hardship that they want to place on the middle class. >> but make no mistake. this debate has not been contained just to the cap
FOX
Jul 7, 2011 6:00pm EDT
too high now for a deal not to get done. >> the reality is that there is a big divide between the two parties here. they see the role of government fund amally differently. and that is not something to split the difference on. >> reporter: the plan now? white house and congressional staffers will talk with the main players returning to the white house send to spell out what the president said are both sides bottom line. and, you know, the white house is ogre to get an agreement on this as it goes into the re- election season. the news on the economy has not been good lately. the economy grow at a 1.9% annual rate the first three months of this year in comparison to growing at a 3.1% the last three months of 2010, there is a lot at stake here. >> we have seen this debt dealing date be a moving target. if the debt ceiling is not raised which, we hear is august 2nd, could we be facing another government shutdown? >> reporter: the economic analyst said the answer here is yes and no. the prevailing wisdom is that both sides are going to reach the agreement, even if it comes to august 1st.
FOX
Jul 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
-- to get married this summer. >>> big changes for mcdonald's happy meals. they'll soon come with fruit, whether you want it or not. the fast food giant is trying to make apples a standard item in december. you will still get the fries but in smaller portion. >>> and on dies when you do splurge, there is nothing more d.c. than mumbo sauce on your chicken wings. it's served in carry outs all over the district. it's a mixure between barbecue sauce. this has turned into an unexpected business venture. >> the days of the mumbo sauce with your chicken nuggets, that would be good. make mcdonald's could get on that. having trouble with the story. >>> let's check in with the weather right now. >> i want mumbo sauce. beautiful weather for eating outside. it's hot today, i'm not going to fake that. it was 95. but the humidity is lows. dew point was around 60 degrees. >> tolerable, as opposed to the weekend. >> you've been peeking at the five-day. temperatures are getting back up but we did enjoy what we had today. we did enjoy waking up to the beautiful blue sky and the haze had cleared out
FOX
Jul 5, 2011 6:00pm EDT
over an hour ago and there is some big gaps on both sides to overcome. >> reporter: in a surprise appearance tuesday afternoon at the white house, president obama said he would personally take over the negotiations of raising the debt ceiling as time begins to run out j. we need to come together the next two weeks to reach a deal that reduces the deficit and upholds the faith and credit of the united states government. >> reporter: the u.s. reached the $14.3 trillion debt limit in may. the white house warns congress has to raise that ceiling by july 22nd or the u.s. could default on its loans on august 2nd. republicans say the rush is not necessary. >> nobody's going to have time to read it or consider the implications of it and he's going to say you have to pass it or the economy is going down the tubes. that is irresponsible. >> reporter: the differences between the two sides are real. republicans are saying they want deep budget cuts of about they will come to an agreement and des are saying they want to raise revenue biening some corporate -- by ending corporate and individual
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm EDT
to have you jump your home is beautiful on this july 4th, which i am assuming a big day for you. >> it's a truth be told, the day that i put my uniform back on and my birth knight as well. >> what have you had planned today? how are you going to celebrate america's birthday today? well, i'll tell you, there is no greater privilege for a chief magistrate of the nation than to engage in discourse with the fellow citizens. i hope to meet all of our guests here today and we also, if truth be told, have a variety of things. we will be swearing in 100 new u.s. citizens and we will be engaged in all manner of military evolution, we shall be involved in daytime illuminations. pyrotechnics, it's called. >> wonders never cease where this country is headed. >> it's remarkable, my dear. >> reporter: and as you're reflecting on mark's birth day, what goes through your mind? you have given so much to make it happen? i will tell you that it was in essence a miracle. truth be told at the time we declare our american independence, we're the only nation on earth that is not under the control of k
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 6:00pm EDT
everybody going across the bay bridge right now. it's nice along the shore as well. big heat. this has been building the last couple of days. let's look to st. louis, because i like the look back at st. louis. this is probably where we're going to be tomorrow. 90 degrees for a high temperature. i think they maxed out at 90 for a high today, but always good in this type of situation. look to st. louis. it's usual usually pretty indicative of what we're going to have the next day. wichita, 103, hope we have nothing like that. a little cooler in the central plains there. there's a little cooler air mass that's going to try to make a run for us. what about jowl the fourth around here? >> what we can expect this weekend. we know it's going to get hotter. that's been the trend. much more humidity coming in sunday, sot so much tomorrow, but sunday you'll feel it muggy out there. and with the front coming down on sunday, storms likely all across the area. we need the rain, though, and looks like that will be later on into the afternoon and into the evening. we still think there's a possibi
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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Jul 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
especially as we know, over at red skins park. >> big scramble everybody catching up. >> a former dc cop as been sentenced to seven years in prison find out why. >> the man who terrorized norway killing dozens of people appeared in court today find out what he had to say. >> hey, brian we are rejoicing at the sight of thunderstorm that is moved through the region. it is too dry, and second of all it will break the brutal heat wave we can see where showers and storms are, very heavy rain where we are headed temperature wise and whether we have any more storms in our forecast, fox 5 news at 6 will be right back  >> a stunning revelation in a norway courtroom. he told the courts he has two groups of associates ready to carry out more attacks, he is accused of setting off a car bomb in oslo's government center opening fire on young people at an island retreat last friday blamed for the deaths of at least 76 people. >> according to what the court understands accused believes he needed to carry out these acts to save norway and western europe from among other things, cultural ma
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Jul 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
means the storm is rotating in the lower portions and it will certainly get our attention in a big hurry and we're going watch it. >> thank you. >>> the hacking scandal in the uk taking a dramatic turn. >>> and the new bomb shell dropped by an expert who testified at the casey anthony trial. >>> and pretty safe to say that this won't be the photo making the weeing bum. why a bride got busted on her big day. we'll be right back.  >> high drama inbrate ape as news corp chairman rupert murdoch, his son janes and former news of the world editor rebekah brookes testified about the phone hacking scandal that gripped the country for weeks now and shawn yancy has more on today's proceedings. >> reporter: when rupert murdoch addressed lawmakers, he seemed confused and flustered. the moments in the proceedings, a protestor interrupted the hearing and take a look. >> oh. >> a man tried to throw a foam pie into his face. wendy, the wife in the jacket quickly tried to s.w.a.t. it away. the police arrested the man. the hearing continued 10 minutes later, he continued the testimony say
FOX
Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
even par where he would finish the first round. thomas bjorn not one of the big names and led after three rounds of the 2003 british open. a fantastic start. the approach on 16 is a beauty. bjorn is a 5-under 65 and shares the lead with this man, 20 year old amateur todd lewis who posted the lowest round ever by an amateur at the british open on 17 and he would drain the long birdie putt. lewis cards a 5-under 65, the first amateur to leave after a round at a majorrence is 1976. >>> the nationals begin tomorrow night and since 2005, they do it with at least a 500 record. and the big question, will jason weather bust out and -- jayson werth bust out and has 231 rbis and 326 at-bats. the manager davieionson believes the 32-year-old will make a comeback and thinks this break will do him some good. >> and i am not worried about jayson. he's going to be fine second half. other guys are stating up and, you know, i think everyone could use it all eyes on the forward codie eakon and he played in two preseason games before returning to the juniors this past year. he played in the world champ
FOX
Jul 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
you have big plans on side. why wouldn't you, after all and to come back early and often. just so you know, they haven't made a big deal out of this, but there is an area around southern florida into the southern part of the gulf of mexico i don't think that is going to abe problem for us. that could be one of the things we have to watch for the next too days and some clouds out there. an isolated thunderstorm is possible at 7:00 and not probable. 86 degrees, muggy tonight at 9:00 and muggate 11:00. and i should -- muggy at 11:00. i should tell you, too, at any time this evening, we could have a pop-up storm or shower here and there and that is not probable but could happen, the winds out of the south- southwest at about 5 to 10 miles per hour. one think this we will see the next few days, starting really tomorrow and tomorrow afternoon and evening, the rain chances will increase. we'll have storms tomorrow, showers, too, and as we go through friday now, it looks like we're going have rain and some clouds. this is the temperature trend. for tomorrow, looks like with plenty of sunshine
FOX
Jul 12, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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